On Saturday, December 6, fourteen debaters from the Waring Debate Society traveled to Lincoln-Sudbury High School to compete in Public Forum Debate on the topic: Resolved - On balance, the benefits of Genetically Modified Foods outweigh the harms. The tournament attracted 200 debaters from 20 schools.
At the end of five preliminary debates, the team of Jack Kelly & Grace Panetta had a record of 4W-1L and qualified for the quarterfinal elimination round (top eight teams). In that round, paired against the top seed from Newton South, Grace and Jack WON on a 3W-0L decision.
Senior Isaac Stuart distinguished himself by winning 2nd place speaker (top 1% in the tournament). Also earning high speaker distinction (top 25%) were Henry Mitchell, Jack Kelly, Sam Lincoln, and Alice Sullivan. Congrats to our outstanding debaters and all their accomplishments.